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Pounds offers resignation (UPDATED)

Don Pounds sent an e-mail to the Richardson County Commissioners on Saturday, July 6, 2019, offering his resignation as Richardson

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Flags raised at Legion Park

   Paul Sells, Larry Whalen, and Brian Palmer raised the flags at Legion Park on Flag Day, June 14. The

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Hot Air Balloon Festival A Huge Success

Story and photo by Lori Gottula On this past humid but temperate Saturday night, before a rain shower soaked everyone

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Barada Fish Fry serves over 600

The Harris Cemetery Association served more than 600 people at its annual fundraiser for cemetery maintenance.  This year’s event was

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Falls City Hot Air Balloon Festival this weekend

By Nikki McKim For the first time since 1995, Falls City will be the setting of the beloved Falls City

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Flooding waters expose damage to local Missouri roadways and bridges

Spring flooding along the Missouri River caused major damage to roads and bridges in Missouri and Nebraska as well as to

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Feighner sentenced in Sept. 2018 explosion of Spirit Shoppe

On Tuesday, April 30,  April Feighner was sentenced to three years in prison and ordered to pay $6,391.07 and Court

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Richardson County FEMA office open until April 26

Richardson County DRC Open FEMA UPDATE First Steps to Recovery Even if your county has not yet been declared for

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Father Jirovsky named Interim Chief Administrative Officer at Sacred Heart

Father Lee Jirovsky has been named as the Interim Chief Administrator Officer as appointed by the Diocese of Lincoln for

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One killed in accident south of Auburn

One person was killed in a two-vehicle crash last Thursday evening on Highway 75 in Nemaha County. The crash occurred

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Heavy rain and melting snow could cause historic flooding

Heavy rain and melting snow could cause historic flooding in Nebraska, Missouri, and Iowa. Officials in Atchison County, MO are

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City Council honor two of their own.

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Local Deputy found deceased last Wednesday

Local Richardson County Deputy Sheriff and member of the Falls City, City Council, Kirby Robidoux was found deceased last Wednesday

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February is American Heart Health Month

February 1st marks the beginning of American Heart Month 2019. To kick off the annual campaign, the Southeast District Health

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NE 8 and US 73 – what’s done and what’s yet to come

Over the past several month’s residents of Falls City have wondered out loud whether the NE Hwy. 8 and U.S.

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Remember two words, I believe

Story & photo by Brian McKim On Wednesday, January 9, the junior high and high school students from Falls City

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F&M Bank opens new drive thru location on Harlan Street

The new location opened its doors on Monday, January 7th and includes two drive-thru lanes, a 24-hour drive-up ATM, night

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Salaries set for county officials and their deputies

By:  Charlie Radatz During the Mon., Dec. 31, meeting of the Richardson County Commissioners, a motion was made by Commissioner

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Journal subscriptions to increase in 2019

Subscriptions are coming due for those who are due in January. If you received a card, please send your payment

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Keeping tree limbs out of city electrical lines proves to be costly

By a 6-0 vote Falls City’s City Council, during their Dec. 17th meeting, accepted a bid of $199,375 of a

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Sheriff compares salaries and benefits of City and County officers

By:  Charlie Radatz During the Tues., Dec. 11th meeting of the Richardson County Commissioners, Sheriff Don Pounds updated the Board

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Auburn organizations help make season Merry and Bright

Story by Lori Gottula, photos by Chelsie Alexander Every photo taken at the Jessica Santo Photography Studio in Falls City

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Snow, rain, tornadoes or heat-Jim Parrish was there

Story and photo by Lori Gottula The Sunday after Thanksgiving, as sleet pelted the windows of southeast Nebraska, and 40

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Police Chief and Sheriff meet with Commissioners to address jail booking policies and other concerns

  By Nikki McKim Richardson County Sheriff Don Pounds (pictured) met with the County Commissioners on November 13 to discuss

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Spanish Teacher Discovers America

Story and photo by Lori Gottula When most of us seek adventure from our normal, boring lives, that means we

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